President, Rhino Films, "Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas," "Dogtown & Z-boys"
Stephen Nemeth formed and heads up Rhino Films, the independent film company that originated as a division of iconoclastic record label Rhino Records. He has produced seven films and executive produced ten others. He is also working with Amnesty International through Artists for Amnesty on developing and producing human rights related motion picture and television projects.
His Producer credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Dogtown and Z Boys, Shreik If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th, and the upcoming What We Do Is Secret (about the life of The Germs' front man and the birth of LA's punk rock scene), You and I (starring Mischa Barton and directed by Roland Joffe), and Radio Free Albemuth (the last Philip K. Dick novel.)
Executive Producer credits include Denise Calls Up and feature documentaries Pick Up The Mic and upcoming film War/Dance about Ugandan child soldiers (THINKfilm.) He has also produced or is in production on numerous other documentaries including FLOW, Beisbol, Project Street, Walk on Water, Tuner Nation, and films about George Plimpton, Budd Schulberg and Robert Williams.
He serves on the boards of the Hollywood Film Festival, Woodstock Film Festival, the Prints and Drawing Department of the LA County Museum, the Wildlife Ecostation, Wheels For Humanity, Children Uniting Nations, Shine On Sierra Leone and the One Second Film Foundation. He is also an advisory board member of Rock the Vote and Amnesty International's Artists for Amnesty and serves as a consultant for Mobile Media and Admetech, a foundation at Harvard Medical School.
Nemeth was named one of the "Top Ten Most Prolific Producers in Hollywood" by The Hollywood Reporter, and one of the "Ten Coolest People in Hollywood" by an online survey of 500 agents, managers, journalists, and lawyers. Prior to forming Rhino Films, Nemeth worked as an independent producer and as a motion picture agent at the William Morris Agency. He is a California native, attended Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles, and is a graduate of UCLA's psychology department.
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